Volume 22, Number 10—October 2016
Global Capacity for Emerging Infectious Disease Detection, 1996–2014
|Polity quartile||No. outbreaks*||Median no. days to discovery (95% CI)||No. outbreaks*||Median no. days to communication (95% CI)|
|Q1: Highest polity||67||17 (10–23.3)||67||23 (17–30)|
|Q2: High-intermediate||84||23.5 (15–32)||87||32 (26–48)|
|Q3: Low-intermediate||67||35 (22.3–51)||67||47 (33–64)|
|Q4: Lowest polity||87||10 (4–22)||88||32.5 (22.3–44.5)|
*Quartiles are uneven because polity score is ordinal, not continuous.
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